Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Bluebirds Silence Lexington Catholic

2008 Week Eight: Highlands 41 Lexington Catholic 0
Date/Time: Friday, October 17 at 7:30PM
Location: Highlands

Fort Thomas Highlands shut out defending Kentucky Class 4A state champion Lexington Catholic 41-0. Quarterback Tony Guidugli completed 7 of his 12 passing attempts for 93 yards and a touchdown to receiver Nick Buten, to go along with 67 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown. Running back Oliver Head ran for three touchdowns in the contest, and running back Josh Conner opened the game's scoring with a rushing touchdown. Highlands outgained the Knights 429 yards to 217 yards in the game. The loss drops Lexington Catholic to 4-4 on the 2008 season.

Also, the Highlands freshman team defeated the Covington Holmes freshman team 40-21. The game was played on Thursday, October 16 at 6:00PM, at Highlands. Highlands locked up a position in the Northern Kentucky Freshman Championship game. The Highlands JV team defeated the Lexington Catholic JV squad 19-7. The game was played on Saturday, October 18 at 11:00AM, at Lexington Catholic.

Highlands' 2008 freshman record to-date: 6-1. Highlands' 2008 JV record to-date: 5-2. Highlands' 2008 varsity district record to-date: 4-0. Highlands' 2008 varsity overall record to-date: 7-1.

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